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New Parent/Guardian with New Student(s)

(i.e. you have a child enrolling in kindergarten at a Nelson County School for the first time and you have never had a child enrolled in our school district - or your child is transferring from another school district or home school)

We are excited to have you and your family joining our Nelson County Schools Community for the 2019-20 school year. Follow the steps below to begin your child(ren)’s registration.


  1. Only a parent/guardian in the primary household may complete online registration.

  2. You will need to click here to begin the online registration. (*Do not continue to this link if you have a child or other children currently attending Nelson County Schools, you will use your parent portal)

  3. You will need to visit your child’s assigned school to provide your child’s enrollment documentation. Click here to access the list of items needed. Your child will not be enrolled until the documentation has been received.


Not sure what school your child is assigned to based on your address?

You can find our approximate schools boundary map by clicking here.


Are you having trouble with the online registration? Contact your child’s school or email icolr@nelson.kyschools.us and include the following information:

  • Full Name

  • Date of birth

  • Phone number where you can be reached

  • Name of student(s)

  • Name of school student(s) attend



  • Popup blockers must be turned off for you to complete Online Registration

  • Phones/tablets are not recommended for completing Online Registration

  • Preferred browsers are Firefox, Safari, and Chrome

  • Forgot username/password features only work if you have previously logged on via the portal link and have an Account Security email entered on you account